Cricketers demand payment

HARARE - Zimbabwe's professional cricketers are owed match fees dating back to August 2005 as well as four months back pay and transport costs. They have give the sport's governing board notice that they will not begin contract talks all outstanding costs have been paid, according to players' repres

entative Clive Field.

It is the latest problem for Peter Chingoka, who retained his position as head of an interim board when the Zimbabwean government took control of the board at the beginning of the year.

A deadline of 31 January has been set by the government’s Sports and Recreation Commission for the interim committee to resolve all player issues.

Last week the government-appointed committee governing cricket in Zimbabwe decided to suspend the team’s Test status for the remainder of the year.

Post published in: Zimbabwe Sports News

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